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Goal NGO Jobs in Kenya: Education Program Manager and Finance/Administration Officer Jobs

Education Program Manager – Nairobi

The Programme Manager will manage, oversee and provide leadership to an education project that works through partnerships and builds capacity in communities as part of a holistic programme focused on vocational skills, non-normal education (NFE), and adult education in
informal settlements of Nairobi.

He/she will support partners in developing area specific programme plans and budgets aligned to the GOAL programme objectives and those of the government; spearhead and support development and implementation of the education strategy in line with the GOAL Kenya programme strategy; monitor, document and communicate appropriate and relevant feedback and results with partners and the programme for appropriate action.

The programme Manager will:

  • Carry out continuous assessments of partner programs in education to ensure the relevance and quality of the curriculum, beneficiary-centred teaching and learning strategies and other best- practice are in place to ensure equitable access and retention.
  • Provide the overall administrative, budget and line management of staff working in the program, offer technical inputs into design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Monitor programme budget, administration of partner grants, preparing budgets for partner activities, monthly cash flow projections, monitor and account for expenditure, and develop financial report in line with GOAL and donor’s agreed format.
  • Conduct and coordinate organisational capacity building process including strategic plan development by partners and build the capacity of partners in rolling out mainstreaming of cross cutting issues like gender, HIV&AIDS and child protection in their programmes.
For a complete job description, post requirements and application process, please send a blank email to education-applications @ the deadline for receiving applications is 16th April 2010 at 5.00 pm

Finance/Administration Officer – Nakuru
(3 Months)

The Finance/Administration Officer will be responsible for assisting in all administrative and financial systems. He/ She will report to the Project Manager (Nakuru) and to the Financial Controller in Nairobi.

Working in a coordinated manner with logistics to ensure joint compliance with GOAL systems and procedures, particularly as regards to documentation and reporting for donor compliance purposes, the position demands a good understanding of accounting, logistics and administration systems and processes.
  • Keeping financial records at the office. This includes maintaining cash book, bank book, obtaining bank statements and reconciling with the bank books..
  • Preparation of payment vouchers which include payment requisition forms, float requisition forms, daily labor sheets, and per diems forms etc.
  • Provide administrative functions including procurement of the office needs, booking hotel reservation for visitors, payment of rent and utilities.
  • Maintenance and management of office premises.
  • Payment of all approved transactions and ensuring that all invoices and receipts are received.
  • Issuing floats and ensuring that they are all accounted for in one week’s time.
  • Documentation of all monthly financial transactions and sending the file to Nairobi office.
  • A Diploma in Business Administration/ Accounting qualification.
  • 3 years experience in administrative and accounting duties with proven integrity and accountability.
  • Proficiency in computer operations
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and administrative skills
  • NGO experience is an added advantage
Qualified and interested candidates for the post of Finance/Administration Officer should send their application letters with updated CVs to applications @

The deadline for receiving applications is 16th April 2010.

Goal is an equal opportunity employer, qualified male and female applicants are encouraged to apply

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